The RCA Victor Sessions of Al Cohn

 

1955

 

 

 

AL COHN SEPTET

   
 

Manny Albam, Al Cohn, Ernie Wilkins (arr)

   
 

Joe Newman (tp) Frank Rehak (tb) Al Cohn (ts) Nat Pierce (p) Freddie Green (g) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (dm,vcl°)

   
 

New York City, Webster Hall, February 3, 1955

   
a F2JB-1238

Count Me In (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
b F2JB-1239

Pick A Dilly (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
c F2JB-1240

Doggin’ Around (ew arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
d F2JB-1241

A Kiss To Build A Dream (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
e F2JB-1242

Jump The Blues Away (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
f F2JB-1243

A.C. Meets Osie (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
g F2JB-1244

9:20 Special (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
h F2JB-1245

The Natural Thing To Do (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
i F2JB-1246

Baby Please (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
j F2JB-1247

Osie’s Blues ° (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
k F2JB-1248

Jack’s Kinda Swing (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
l F2JB-1249

Freddie’s Tune (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1116
       
  Issues

a,b,e,k – RCA Victor EPC-1116-2.

c,d,j,l – RCA Victor EPC-1116-1.

f,g,h,i – RCA Victor EPC-1116-3.

 

all titles – RCA (Jap) RGP-1062 (M), RCA (F) NL 89278.

       
  CD

all titles – Fresh Sound/BMG (Sp) 74321 60992 2, Mosaic MS-027 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

AL COHN SEXTET WITH STRINGS

   
 

Manny Albam, Ralph Burns, Al Cohn, Ernie Wilkins (arr)

   
 

Joe Newman (tp) Al Cohn (ts) Max Hollander, Leo Kruczek, Milton Lomask, Harry Melnikoff, Seymour Miroff, Gene Orloff, Julius Schachter, Paul Winter (vln) Bernie Greenhouse, Lucien Schmidt, Morris Stonzek (cello) Hank Jones (p) Freddie Green (g) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (dm)

   
 

New York City, Webster Hall, May 6, 1955

   
a F2JB-3718

That Old Feeling (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
b F2JB-3719

Trouble Is A Man (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
c F2JB-3720

Willow Weep For Me (rb arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
d F2JB-3721

Gone With The Wind (ew arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
       
  Issues

all titles – BMG (Jap) BVJJ-2874.

       
  CD all titles – Fresh Sound/BMG (Sp) 74321 60991 2.

 

 


 

 

 

AL COHN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Manny Albam, Al Cohn (arr)

   
 

Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Joe Wilder (tp) Nick Travis (tp,v-tb) Al Cohn (ts) Dick Katz (p) Freddie Green (g) Buddy Jones (b) Osie Johnson (dm)

   
 

New York City, Webster Hall, May 9, 1955

   
a F2JB-3730

Every Time (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
b F2JB-3731

Just Plain Sam (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
c F2JB-3732

Rosetta (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
d F2JB-3733

Alone Together (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
       
  Note

Thad Jones appears under the pseudonym of “Bart Valve”.

       
  Issues

a,b – RCA Victor EPB-1161, EPC-1161-2.

b – RCA Victor EPB-1161, EPC-1161-1.

c – RCA Victor EPB-1161, EPC-1161-3.

d – RCA Victor EPA-696.

 

all titles – RCA (F) PM 45164.

       
  CD

all titles – Mosaic MS-027 (CD Box set), Fresh Sound (Sp) 74321 49510 2.

 

 


 

 

 

AL COHN SEXTET WITH STRINGS

   
 

Manny Albam, Ralph Burns, Al Cohn (arr)

   
 

Joe Newman (tp) Al Cohn (ts) Max Hollander, Harry Katzman, Leo Kruczek, Milton Lomask, Harry Lookofsky, Harry Melnikoff °, Gene Orloff (vln) Bernie Greenhouse, George Ricci, Lucien Schmidt (cello) Hank Jones (p) Freddie Green (g) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (dm)

   
 

New York City, Webster Hall, May 11, 1955

   
a F2JB-3722

Azur-Té (Paris Blues) (rb arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
b F2JB-3723

I’ll Take Romance (rb rr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
c F2JB-3724

I’ll Be Around (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
d F2JB-3725

Sweet And Lovely ° (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
       
  Issues

all titles – BMG (Jap) BVJJ-2874.

       
  CD all titles – Fresh Sound/BMG (Sp) 74321 60991 2.

 

 


 

 

 

AL COHN SEXTET WITH STRINGS

   
 

Manny Albam, Al Cohn, Ernie Wilkins (arr)

   
 

Joe Newman (tp) Al Cohn (ts) Fred Buldrini, Max Hollander, Harry Katzman, Leo Kruczek, Milton Lomask, Harry Melnikoff ° (vln) Hank Jones (p) Freddie Green (g) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (dm)

   
 

New York City, Webster Hall, May 13, 1955

   
a F2JB-3726

In A Mellow Tone ° (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
b F2JB-3727

Soft As Spring ° (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
c F2JB-3728

Honey Blonde ° (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
d F2JB-3729

Swingin’ The Blues (ew arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1207
       
  Issues

all titles – BMG (Jap) BVJJ-2874.

       
  CD all titles – Fresh Sound/BMG (Sp) 74321 60991 2.

 

 


 

 

 

AL COHN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Manny Albam, Al Cohn (arr)

   
 

Bernie Glow, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (tp) Nick Travis (tp,v-tb) Al Cohn (ts) Dick Katz (p) Freddie Green (g) Buddy Jones (b) Osie Johnson (dm)

   
 

New York City, Webster Hall, May 14, 1955

   
a F2JB-3734

A Little Song (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
b F2JB-3735

The Song Is Ended (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
c F2JB-3736

Cohn Not Cohen (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
d F2JB-3737

Foggy Water (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
       
  Note

Thad Jones appears under the pseudonym of “Bart Valve”.

       
  Issues

a,d – RCA Victor EPA-696, EPC-1161-3.

b,c – RCA Victor EPB-1161, EPC-1161-1.

 

all titles – RCA (F) PM 45164.

       
  CD

all titles – Mosaic MS-027 (CD Box set), Fresh Sound/BMG (Sp) 74321 49510 2.

 

 


 

 

 

AL COHN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Manny Albam, Al Cohn (arr)

   
 

Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Phil Sunkel (tp) Nick Travis (tp,v-tb) Al Cohn (ts) Dick Katz (p) Freddie Green (g) Buddy Jones (b) Osie Johnson (dm)

   
 

New York City, Webster Hall, May 16, 1955

   
a F2JB-3738

Sugar Cohn (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
b F2JB-3739

I’m Coming Virginia (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
c F2JB-3740

Haroosh (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
d F2JB-3741

Linger Awhile (ma arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1161
       
  Note

See note for previous session.

       
  Issues

a – RCA Victor EPA-696, EPC-1161-3.

b – RCA Victor EPB-1161, EPC-1161-1.

c,d – RCA Victor EPB-1161, EPC-1161-2.

 

all titles – RCA (F) PM 45164.

       
  CD

all titles – Mosaic MS-027 (CD Box set), Fresh Sound/BMG (Sp) 74321 49510 2.

 

 


 

 

 

AL COHN SEPTET FEATURING BILL PERKINS & RICHIE KAMUCA

   
 

Bob Brookmeyer, Al Cohn, Bill Perkins, Nat Pierce (arr)

   
 

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (ts) Hank Jones (p) Barry Galbraith (g) John Beal (b) Chuck Flores (dm)

   
 

New York City, Webster Hall, June 24, 1955

   
a F2JB-5011

Blue Skies (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
b F2JB-5012

Gay Blade (bb arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
c F2JB-5013

Rolling Stone (bb arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
d F2JB-5014

Memories Of You (ac arr)

RCA Victor unissued
e F2JB-5015

Slightly Salty (ac arr)

RCA Victor unissued
f F2JB-5016

Three Of Kind (np arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
g F2JB-5017

Pro-Ex (bp arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
h F2JB-5018

Ki’ms Kaper (bp arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
       
  Issues

a,b,c,h – RCA Victor EPB-1162.

f,g – RCA Victor EPA-697.

 

all titles (except d & e) – RCA (F) PM 43240, BMG (Jap) BVJJ-2813.

       
  CD

all titles (except d & e) – BMG (Jap) BVCJ-37344, (F) 74321 47792 2.

 

all titles – Mosaic MCD-1003, Fresh Sound/BMG (Sp) 74321 47792 2.

 

 


 

 

 

AL COHN SEPTET FEATURING BILL PERKINS & RICHIE KAMUCA

   
 

Al Cohn, Nat Pierce, Bill Potts (arr)

   
 

Al Cohn, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (ts) Hank Jones (p) Jimmy Raney (g) John Beal (b) Chuck Flores (dm)

   
 

New York City, Webster Hall, June 25, 1955

   
a F2JB-5019

Chorus For Morris (np arr)

RCA Victor unissued
b F2JB-5020

Hags! (bp arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
c F2JB-5021

Blixed (bp arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
d F2JB-5022

Strange Again (bp arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
e F2JB-5023

Cap Snapper (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
f F2JB-5024

Sioux Zan (np arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
g F2JB-5025

Saw Buck (np arr)

RCA Victor unissued
h F2JB-5026

The Walrus (ac arr)

RCA Victor LPM-1162
       
  Issues

b,c,f,h – RCA Victor EPB-1162.

d,e – RCA Victor EPA-697.

 

all titles (except a & g) – RCA (F) PM 43240, BMG (Jap) BVJJ-2813.

       
  CD

all titles (except a & g) – BMG (Jap) BVCJ-37344, (F) 74321 47792 2.

 

all titles – Mosaic MCD-1003, Fresh Sound/BMG (Sp) 74321 47792 2.